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Constable Sam M. Moore | Williamson County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas Williamson County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas

Constable

Sam M. Moore

Williamson County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, February 16, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Executed in 1935

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Constable Moore and Marshal Henry Lindsey, of the Granger City Marshal's Office, were shot and killed while placing a prisoner in a jail cell. The suspect had been arrested for failing to pay a $28.50 fine for disturbing the peace and abusive language. As the two officers placed the man in the jail cell he produced a .38 caliber handgun and shot both men to death. The suspect was convicted of both murders and executed in 1935.
Constable Moore was elected constable in 1932.

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City Marshal Henry J. Lindsey
Granger Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Thursday, February 15, 1934
Cause: Gunfire

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Rest in Peace Constable Sam Moore. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice. I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of your murderer.

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Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston,TX
February 15, 2016

 

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